Jace Sternberger
Jace Sternberger
23-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Green Bay Packers
2020 Fantasy Outlook
ing attack. The good news? They'll still need someone besides Davante Adams to catch passes, and the lack of investment in alternatives leaves Sternberger with a chance to become Option B or C. The 2019 third-round pick might even benefit from a cautious, post-prime version of Aaron Rodgers, likely taking over the role Jimmy Graham occupied the last two years. While his combine testing - 4.75 40, 31.5-inch vertical - equates to a 33rd percentile SPARQ score, Sternberger was the leading fantasy scorer among FBS tight ends in his one season at Texas A&M post-transfer. His competition for playing time in Green Bay consists of 36-year-old Marcedes Lewis and rookie third-round pick Josiah Deguara, the former a blocking specialist and the latter perhaps profiling as an H-Back more so than a true tight end. Read Past Outlooks
RANKS
#241.19
ADP
$Signed a four-year, $3.87 million contract with the Packers in June of 2019.
Chance to see expanded role
TEGreen Bay Packers
April 9, 2020
With Jimmy Graham having departed in free agency, Sternberger has an opportunity to see an expanded role in 2020, Zach Kruse of USA Today reports.
ANALYSIS
The report relays that the Packers have plans to use Sternberger "in the slot a lot" this coming season. Robert Tonyan could also see added opportunities in 2020, but Sternberger, who Green Bay selected 75th overall in last year's NFL Draft, is viewed by Larry McCarren of the Packers' official site as a player with the skills to move into a more prominent pass-catching role. Though the Texas A&M product didn't catch any regular-season passes in 2019, Sternberger did haul in three receptions for 15 yards and a TD in two playoff contests. Veteran Marcedes Lewis remains in Green Bay's tight end mix as well, but Sternberger's ability as a route runner could help him emerge as a fantasy sleeper in his second campaign as a pro.
Read More News
NFL Stats
Loading NFL Stats...
Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
See red zone opportunities inside the 20, 10 and 5-yard lines along with the percentage of time they converted the opportunity into a touchdown.
Loading Fantasy/Red Zone Stats...
Advanced NFL Stats
How do Jace Sternberger's 2019 advanced stats compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
2.2
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.20
 
% Team Air Yards
0.3%
 
% Team Targets
0.2%
 
Avg Depth of Target
13.0 Yds
 
Catch Rate
0.0%
 
Drop Rate
100.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
0.0
 
Loading Advanced NFL Stats...
2019
2019 NFL Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Scoring
Standard
PPR
Half PPR
FanDuel
DraftKings
Yahoo DFS
Loading Game Log...
Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
Green Bay PackersPackers 2019 TE Snap Distribution See more data like this
% of Team Snaps

693
0
556
0
239
0
103
0
12
0
Loading Weekly Snap Counts...
How often does Jace Sternberger run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Jace Sternberger and the other tight ends for the Packers are being used. Some tight ends may have a lot of snaps, but they're not that useful for fantasy purposes because they're not actually running routes. This data will help you see when this is the case.
Jace Sternberger
13 routes   1 target
← More Blocking
% Routes Run
More Receiving →
62%
62 routes   15 targets
69%
132 routes   19 targets
61%
Receiving Alignment Breakdown
See where Jace Sternberger lined up on the field and how he performed at each spot.
Detailed
Grouped
Side
Loading Alignment Breakdown...
Loading Alignment Breakdown...
Loading Alignment Breakdown...
Loading Team Alignment Breakdown...
2019 Jace Sternberger Split Stats
Loading NFL Split Stats...
Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Jace Sternberger's measurables compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 4"
 
Weight
251 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.75 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.31 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.19 sec
 
Vertical Jump
31.5 in
 
Broad Jump
113 in
 
Bench Press
17 reps
 
Hand Length
9.75 in
 
Arm Length
32.13 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Jace Sternberger
2020 NFL Team Previews: Green Bay Packers
5 days ago
After the Packers drafted a QB in the first round, Aaron Rodgers' long-term future with the team became murky. Still, this is Rodgers' team, even if it's far more run-based than at any point in his career.
Dynasty Watch: Rookie Fade List
24 days ago
Henry Ruggs is a good prospect, but his decoy functions do nothing for fantasy owners and wideouts like Jalen Reagor, Tee Higgins, and Laviska Shenault pose more fantasy upside.
Dynasty Watch: Rising/Falling After the 2020 Draft
39 days ago
The Jaguars gave Gardner Minshew new weapons — rather than competition for his job — during the 2020 NFL Draft. Find out which other players weren't so lucky, including some of Minshew's teammates.
NFL Draft: Team Needs and Fantasy Fits (NFC Edition)
61 days ago
The Cowboys don't necessarily need to use an early draft pick to replace Randall Cobb, but wouldn't it fun if they did anyway? Enter Penn State's KJ Hamler, who can burn defenders deep while working the slot.
2019 Green Bay Packers
2019 Green Bay Packers
320 days ago
320 days ago
Kevin O'Brien examines the coaching change in Green Bay and its impact on Aaron Rodgers and company.
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Sternberger was the first skill player selected by the Packers in April's draft, going off the board with the 75th overall selection. He's likely to open the season with a minor role as long as veteran Jimmy Graham is healthy, but the Packers clearly like his prospects and Graham is entering the final year of his contract, so it's likely new coach Matt LaFleur will try to expand his role throughout the season. Sternberger is a receiver-first tight end, which is not ideal for securing snaps, but does help his long-term fantasy profile. With a quality rookie season, he could head into the 2020 campaign as the top tight end on the depth chart in Green Bay.
More Fantasy News
Ends season on high note
TEGreen Bay Packers
January 21, 2020
Sternberger appeared in six regular-season games during his rookie season and did not catch a pass while being targeted only once. He did tally three receptions for 15 yards and a touchdown over two postseason games, though.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Healthy scratch Monday
TEGreen Bay Packers
Coach's Decision
December 23, 2019
Sternberger (coach's decision) is officially inactive for Monday's game against Minnesota.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Still looking for first reception
TEGreen Bay Packers
December 16, 2019
Sternberger played 14 snaps but was not targeted in Sunday's victory over the Bears.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Targeted for first time
TEGreen Bay Packers
December 9, 2019
Sternberger was targeted for the first time in his career but did not catch a pass in Sunday's victory over Washington.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Healthy scratch Sunday
TEGreen Bay Packers
Coach's Decision
November 24, 2019
Sternberger (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the 49ers.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.